Question about Button and SurfaceView

by Karthik Ravi Shankar » Fri, 23 Apr 2010 16:23:56 GMT

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I am trying to use SurfaceView for an app. But I need to add buttons the
canvas as well. Not able to gather much from Android.developer site. Can
anybody post if they have done it or have some ideas ?

Karthik R
Graduate Student
Computer Science Department


Question about Button and SurfaceView

by Mark Murphy » Fri, 23 Apr 2010 19:33:21 GMT


Step #1: Define a RelativeLayout.

Step #2: Put the SurfaceView as a child of the RelativeLayout.

Step #3: Put the Button as a *later* child of the RelativeLayout.

This will cause the Button to appear to "float" on the SurfaceView. See
this project for an example: 

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